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I’m Back – With Orchids

It’s been a while since I last posted, September 2019 in fact. It’s been a difficult time since then for many health and family reasons and launching a new novel and all that it entailed was bad timing, but we do not have the benefit of hindsight. I will come back to White Stones next time. So, Christmas and New Year came and went in a blur, and then, just when I’m back on my feet again – Wham! The whole world’s gone into lockdown, so forgive me if I’ve neglected things, especially my writing.

For now, during all this time there’s one thing that has kept me going, and that is my love of plants, gardening and flowers. I often talk about Kit’s Garden, but rarely have I mentioned having plants and flowers around the house. During winter, it has been indoor flowers that have kept me going, so today, I thought I would talk about and chat Over the BackYard Fence about my favourite plants for indoors – Orchids.

For as long as I can recall, my man has regularly bought me flowers or a flowering plant for indoors, and still does. Then, about 10 years ago, he would often buy me an orchid. Beautiful flowers, wonderful colours, long-lasting – the blooms would last about 4 months with me looking after them as I thought best: watering only with rainwater, keeping out of full sunlight and, despite many saying to mist regularly, I didn’t because…. Click to read on